SourceSecurity.com RSS - CCTV news SourceSecurity.com RSS - CCTV news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/cctv.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2017 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT UTC Fire & Security UK unveils new Interlogix TruVision camera models at IFSEC 2017http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/utc-fire-security-uk-unveil-interlogix-truvision-camera-models-ifsec-2017-co-8096-ga-co-9724-ga-co-3045-ga.23442.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/utc-fire-security-uk-unveil-interlogix-truvision-camera-models-ifsec-2017-co-8096-ga-co-9724-ga-co-3045-ga.23442.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>UTC Fire &amp; Security UK will be featuring new additions to the Interlogix TruVision camera range at the IFSEC security exhibition in London, June 20-22, stand G1300. UTC Fire &amp; Security UK Ltd. and Interlogix are part of UTC Climate, Controls &amp; Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.</p> <p><strong>UTC TruVision PTZ units</strong></p> <p>The new TruVision 1080p HD-TVI PTZ units feature over-the-coax telemetry control that allows existing analogue cameras to be easily replaced without the need for additional cabling. Available in pendant and flush/ceiling versions, an IR variant allows for strong low-light performance. The cameras can also serve as a retrofit into legacy installations by connecting the unit with its standard 960H BNC output and RS-485/RS-422 connection.</p> <p><strong>TruVision Navigator 7.0 software</strong></p> <p>When paired with the TruVision Navigator 7.0 software, installers can connect the latest generation TruVision HD-TVI PTZ camera...Genetec appoints Yves Bilodeau and Nadia Boujenoui at its Canadian headquartershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/genetec-appoints-yves-bilodeau-nadia-boujenoui-canadian-headquarters-co-2566-ga.23444.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/genetec-appoints-yves-bilodeau-nadia-boujenoui-canadian-headquarters-co-2566-ga.23444.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Genetec Inc. a provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions announces two new senior executive appointments. With a mandate to ensure secure internal and external IT operations, Mr. Yves Bilodeau joins Genetec as Vice-President of Information Systems. He will manage cybersecurity, information technologies and systems. Ms. Nadia Boujenoui joins as Vice-President of Customer Experience, where she will be responsible for implementing operations, services, and support strategies, along with policies and programs focused on customer success throughout the client lifecycle.</p> <p><strong>Previous experience</strong></p> <p>Mr. Yves Bilodeau is a seasoned industry veteran with over fifteen years of experience in the technology and information systems industries. He most recently served as a General Manager at Metalogique, an information technology and service enterprise. His key competencies include leading large and diverse IT groups in Canada, Europe, and the...ONVIF announces Release Candidate for Profile T for advanced video streaminghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/onvif-announces-release-candidate-profile-advanced-video-streaming-co-8173-ga-npr.23445.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/onvif-announces-release-candidate-profile-advanced-video-streaming-co-8173-ga-npr.23445.htmlProduct NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, announces the Release Candidate for Profile T, a draft specification with advanced streaming capabilities that includes support for H.265 video compression and an expanded feature set that extends the capabilities of ONVIF video Profiles for systems integrators and end users.</p> <p><strong>ONVIF Profile T</strong></p> <p>ONVIF Profile T for advanced streaming employs a new media service that enables the support of High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), based on the international H.265 video compression standard that specifies how to decode data into displayable video. Profile T-conformant clients support both H.264 and H.265 video compression, while Profile T-conformant devices support at least one of these formats. The new Profile also encompasses Transport Layer Security (TLS) enabled communications and new functionalities such as bidirectional audio streaming, standardisation of events,...Geutebruck develops camera portfolio by integrating Video Content Analysis featureshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/geutebruck-develops-camera-portfolio-integrating-video-content-analysis-features-co-750-ga-npr.23446.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/geutebruck-develops-camera-portfolio-integrating-video-content-analysis-features-co-750-ga-npr.23446.htmlProduct NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Geutebruck is expanding its portfolio with camera-based Video Content Analysis (VCA). VCA reliably detects people, cars, trucks, animals, colours or behaviour patterns in moving images - by day or night. Items such as containers, pallets or packages can be accurately identified. The video motion detection in the camera is activated by the customer.</p> <p><strong>Video Content Analysis abilities</strong></p> <p>The main features are Abandoned Object (loitering items), Removed Object (missing items), Counting (item counting), Intrusion Detection (perimeter security) and a Dwell Filter (loitering/evaluation of dwell time). Further filters are the Speed Filter (velocity), Enter &amp; Exit filter (intrusion and leaving), Stopping Filter (immobility for too long) and Tailgating Filter (distance detection). Many of the filters can be logically sequenced together. Tamper Detection (detection of tampering) and Shake Cancellation (image stabilizer) are also included.</p> <p>With item...Raytec introduces new range of VARIO2 IP Hybrid Illuminatorshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/raytec-introduces-range-vario2-ip-hybrid-illuminators-co-2011-ga-npr.23447.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/raytec-introduces-range-vario2-ip-hybrid-illuminators-co-2011-ga-npr.23447.htmlProduct NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Raytec have released their new range of VARIO2 IP Hybrid Illuminators that combine 4 key technologies into a single package and immediately becomes the smartest and most connected illuminator in the security market today. Each illuminator combines Infra-Red, White-Light, IP connectivity and PoE technology into a single networked package &ndash; designed to deliver the right light for any situation, at any time.</p> <p><strong>Hybrid compact illuminator</strong></p> <p>VARIO2 IP Hybrid utilises Raytec&rsquo;s latest PLATINUM Elite twin-core SMT LEDs which are individually over 200% more powerful than previous generation LEDs. This allows Raytec to integrate all the performance of two full size illuminators (one Infra-Red and one White-Light) into one much smaller hybrid platform. Now security professionals get all the performance of two illuminators from a single package whilst reducing capital outlay, infrastructure and running costs.</p> <p><strong>Remote monitoring...Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban to deliver keynote address at ASIS 2017http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dallas-mavericks-owner-mark-cuban-deliver-keynote-address-asis-2017-co-177-ga.23448.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dallas-mavericks-owner-mark-cuban-deliver-keynote-address-asis-2017-co-177-ga.23448.htmlEvents NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>ASIS International announces that entrepreneur, technology visionary, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will deliver the keynote address at the Monday, Sept. 25 luncheon at the organisation&rsquo;s 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place Sept. 25-28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The premier event for security professionals worldwide, ASIS 2017 is expected to attract 22,000 operational and cybersecurity professionals from across the globe.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Every year ASIS brings the security community together to share ideas and experiences that help attendees better understand global trends and their security implications,&rdquo;</em> said Peter J. O&rsquo;Neil, CEO, ASIS International. <em>&ldquo;Mark Cuban&rsquo;s innovations as owner of the Mavericks along with his entrepreneurial, boundary-pushing achievements make him a natural fit for our keynote line-up. His address will help set the stage for the week of learning...OnSSI hires Steve Lenox as Mid-Atlantic Regional Managerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/onssi-hires-steve-lenox-mid-atlantic-regional-manager-co-2784-ga.23449.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/onssi-hires-steve-lenox-mid-atlantic-regional-manager-co-2784-ga.23449.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>OnSSI has named Steve Lenox as its Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager as part of the company&rsquo;s revitalised growth initiative for continued success, and to further improve customer support and service. A seasoned professional surveillance and security expert, Lenox has spent more than two decades designing and deploying advanced physical security and video surveillance solutions for large enterprise and U.S. government customers.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Steve brings a wealth of experience and skill in physical security to the position of Mid-Atlantic U.S. Regional Manager, and we are happy to welcome him to the OnSSI team,&rdquo;</em> said Ken LaMarca, Vice President of Sales &amp; Marketing, OnSSI. <em>&ldquo;Steve&rsquo;s expertise and depth of knowledge puts him in a unique position to increase sales and awareness of the wide range of applications that our Ocularis 5 can fill for a variety of customers.&rdquo;</em></p> <p><strong>Previous experience</strong></p> <p>Lenox has been...MivaTek hires Robert Moeller as Vice President of Global Saleshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/mivatek-hires-robert-moeller-vice-president-global-sales-co-13835-ga.23450.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/mivatek-hires-robert-moeller-vice-president-global-sales-co-13835-ga.23450.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>MivaTek, a premier provider of mobile interactive video-verified alarm and awareness mobile-cloud platforms for cellular/ISP carriers and service providers, announces the appointment of Robert Moeller as Vice President of Global Sales.</p> <p>In this position, Moeller will be responsible for platform partnership with service providers, and the retail brands of home8alarm and home8care by Miva worldwide system sales.</p> <p><strong>Previous experience</strong></p> <p>Moeller has over 20 years of diverse consumer and electronic experiences working with all major retailers from coast to coast. He has a proven track record of leading sales, marketing, merchandising and distribution for large publicly traded and small privately held companies. Before joining MivaTek, he served as Director of Sales and Business Development for Tassone Enterprises, where he managed and directed a national sales organisation for multiple brands. Prior to that, he was National Sales Manager at The...COP security assists with F.C. United of Manchester security system upgradehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-assists-united-manchester-security-system-upgrade-co-15054-ga-co-1894-ga-co-4261-ga.23452.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-assists-united-manchester-security-system-upgrade-co-15054-ga-co-1894-ga-co-4261-ga.23452.htmlApplications NewsWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>F.C. United of Manchester is a semi-professional football club based in Boston, Manchester, founded in 2005 by Manchester United supporters opposed to American businessman Malcolm Glazer&rsquo;s takeover of the Old Trafford Club.</p> <p>After sharing multiple stadia across Greater Manchester between 2005 and 2015, F.C. United opened their own ground, Broadhurst Park in May 2015.</p> <p>During construction of the new stadium a combination of an analogue CCTV system was installed and supported by onsite manned security 24/7. A review of security and associated costs was undertaken by the club, who contacted security service provider Bluegrain Ltd to assist.</p> <p><strong>Dahua&rsquo;s IP smart camera</strong></p> <p>Bluegrain Ltd worked closely with COP Security to review the site and all available options. Bluegrain Ltd proposed replacing the analogue system and install a selection from Dahua&rsquo;s IP smart camera range. The high-resolution images &amp; network capability...Deadline looms for companies to comply with EU Data Protection Regulationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/eu-data-protection-regulation-deadline-sb.23453.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/eu-data-protection-regulation-deadline-sb.23453.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>The European Union has spelled out specific requirements and safeguards for handling and protecting personal data. In the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the EU makes clear exactly what is expected of those who control and process data. (The United Kingdom has committed to follow the regulation despite the Brexit vote.) Everyone is facing a deadline on May 25th 2018 to comply with the GDPR. What are the exact implications for the physical security market? What do customers need to do to ensure they are compliant? These are urgent questions, given that the clock is already ticking. </strong></p> <p>The GDPR&rsquo;s implications are especially timely considering the physical security industry&rsquo;s current emphasis on the value and importance of data. <a class="orangebold" href="/news/articles/ifsec-2017-big-data-artificial-intelligence-co-1151-ga-co-14411-ga-co-8421-ga-co-4687-ga-sb.23310.html%20" target="_blank" rel="noopener">The growing value of data</a>...Emergency Management for Airports Summit 2017 aims at enhancing airport securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/emergency-management-airports-summit-2017-aims-enhancing-airport-security-co-15047-ga.23410.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/emergency-management-airports-summit-2017-aims-enhancing-airport-security-co-15047-ga.23410.htmlEvents NewsFri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Emergencies that occurred in an airport will not only lead to flight delays, cause major disturbance to millions of passengers, it could also tarnish the nation&rsquo;s reputation and result in fatality and economy losses. Join global airport operators and aviation authorities at Equip Global&rsquo;s renowned conference at Emergency Management for Airports Summit in London on 10 &ndash; 13 October 2017.</p> <p><strong>Bringing together crucial sectors</strong></p> <p>In addition to sharing key lessons learned from recent airport disasters relating to aircraft accident, firefighting and terrorism, the conference will bring together the six crucial sectors in managing an airport emergency to allow for a more comprehensive view. Besides emergency planners, airport fire and airport police, hear from emergency medical services, airlines, and airport terminal/airside operations on ways to minimise impact on airport business.</p> <p>Participants can expect a packed program with case...How the cloud reduces physical security system costshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-benefits-investing-cloud-security-co-12058-ga.23439.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-benefits-investing-cloud-security-co-12058-ga.23439.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>The corporate mantra &ldquo;Utilise TCO instead of purchase price when making purchasing decisions&rdquo; means evaluating a project&rsquo;s <em>Total-Cost-of-Ownership</em> over its lifetime period as the primary cost factor. It requires the corporate buyer to scrutinise the entirety of the investment as opposed to just the upfront purchase price.</strong></p> <p>Like an iceberg, where the majority of the ice is below the surface, the total cost of ownership of a security system is typically much larger than the upfront purchase price. More often than not in today&rsquo;s security purchases, the decision rests mainly on the purchase price, however, the intelligent and savvy buyer looks at TCO.</p> <p>When purchasing a cloud based security system, TCO analysis is needed because the purchasing and expense comparison are quite different between a traditional on-site solution and a cloud based solution. You do not, however, need to examine every last item in the TCO to do...Robot revolution: Uncovering the real value of security robotshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/real-security-value-robots-artificial-intelligence-co-14733-ga.23441.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/real-security-value-robots-artificial-intelligence-co-14733-ga.23441.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Robots have been in the spotlight lately, as tycoons like Elon Musk discuss the perils of automation and artificial intelligence (AI), and roving robots meet their watery demise. These recent events have unmasked a particularly interesting topic: The value of robots in the broader sense, especially as a security tool.</strong></p> <p>The emergence of robotics, automation and AI is not new, but the ongoing discussion about how best to use these continues to fuel critics and supporters alike. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport announced in early July that it is piloting a programme that utilises robots at the busy transportation hub to provide tips for getting through security faster; such as telling passengers to remove their scarves, jackets and belts before going through the screening process. Other robots being used in airports perform tasks such as providing passengers with directions to gates, escorting passengers to their destination or cleaning the floors.</p>...Download: Future-proof IP surveillance for harsh environmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/download-future-proof-ip-surveillance-harsh-environments-co-9756-ga.23411.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/download-future-proof-ip-surveillance-harsh-environments-co-9756-ga.23411.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p style="text-align: center;"><a title="Download Article" href="http://hubs.ly/H087NmB0"><strong></strong></a></p> <div class="col-md-7"> <div> <p><strong>Sea ports have a long tradition of handling important cargo, including equipment for oil and gas fields. These critical sites require complex security to protect vulnerable areas such as storage locations and unloading areas, as well as monitoring the surrounding waterways for emergency situations.</strong></p> <p>Often, upgrading these sites with a future-proof security system can prove challenging, as there are likely to be expansive legacy systems in place. New systems may also need to be integrated with security and surveillance systems in the surrounding area.</p> <p>This study from&nbsp;<strong>FLIR Systems</strong>&nbsp;explores how the right VMS, coupled with an appropriate range of hardware components, can meet the...Arteco and ZKAccess present webinars on video surveillance and access control integrationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/arteco-zkaccess-webinars-video-surveillance-access-control-integration-co-3093-ga-co-12725-ga.23415.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/arteco-zkaccess-webinars-video-surveillance-access-control-integration-co-3093-ga-co-12725-ga.23415.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Arteco, a global provider of event-driven intelligent video management solutions, will present a series of seminars focused on highlighting the benefits of video surveillance and access control integration. Arteco will partner with ZKAccess to host a webinar on July 26, 2017, from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Eastern, and a lunch-and-learn event on Aug. 2, 2017 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Central, at the Accu-Tech branch in Dallas, to display the benefits of the combination of these two intelligent platforms.</p> <p>Organisations in a wide variety of markets are hungry for data and seek to gain as much information as possible about their business, daily operations, an emergency situation or security breach, and more. However, disparate pieces of information provide little value when trying to achieve this goal. To find the knowledge captured within data, it must be combined and presented in an intelligent way &mdash; allowing the user to make informed decisions based on a comprehensive view.</p>...VIVOTEK enhances user interface and functionalities with VAST 2 video management softwarehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vivotek-enhances-user-interface-functionalities-vast2-video-management-software-co-1795-ga-npr.23416.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vivotek-enhances-user-interface-functionalities-vast2-video-management-software-co-1795-ga-npr.23416.htmlProduct NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>VIVOTEK, the global IP surveillance solution provider, unveiled the latest release of its video management software, VAST 2. Building on the underlying powerful software engine of VAST, VAST 2 reveals a brand new intuitive user interface and boasts an extended range of user-centred functionalities, including auto setup, advanced search, and custom layout as well as additional add-on functions for failover protection, transportation, and transaction solutions. The new VAST 2 is designed for efficient video management, allowing security operators to reduce both operational and maintenance costs.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;VIVOTEK has run through a series of alpha and beta tests before the launch of VAST 2. We have collected feedbacks from our customers and improved significantly both the usability and functionality to make VAST 2 an even better experience for our users. For VAST 2, we designed a problem feedback mechanism, allowing the system to detect problems automatically and enabling...Bosch network cameras’ integration with Qognify’s Situator and VisionHub expanded for improved security management and operational benefitshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bosch-network-cameras-integration-qognify-situator-visionhub-co-289-ga-co-9744-ga.23417.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bosch-network-cameras-integration-qognify-situator-visionhub-co-289-ga-co-9744-ga.23417.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Qognify, the provider of big data solutions for physical security and operations, announces that it has expanded the integration of Bosch network video security cameras and Qognify&rsquo;s Situator and VisionHub, providing customers unique advanced technology and business benefits. This best-of-breed solution creates centralised management for the entire platform with direct integration of Bosch cameras to Situator (Situation Management / PSIM) and VisionHub (Video Management System).</p> <p><strong>Benefits of integration</strong></p> <p>The integration enhances security management and operational benefits by leveraging situation management, video, and visualisation capabilities:</p> <ul> <li>Centralised control and management through Situator&ndash; direct integration between Bosch&rsquo;s network video security cameras and Situator. The integration enables PTZ and PTZ-like control for moving and fixed cameras, automatic triggering of processes when predefined incidents...Hikvision and Milestone team up to enhance security at Aalborg waterfront, Denmarkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-milestone-team-enhancing-security-aalborg-waterfront-denmark-co-3425-ga-co-1151-ga.23418.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-milestone-team-enhancing-security-aalborg-waterfront-denmark-co-3425-ga-co-1151-ga.23418.htmlApplications NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Hikvision and Milestone Systems are supporting a project to find an innovative solution for improving safety and security along the waterfront in Aalborg, Denmark. They teamed up with Aalborg Municipality, the North Jutland Emergency Services, Aalborg University&rsquo;s Faculty of Engineering and Science, and security company Actas AS to find a solution that utilises Hikvision thermal cameras.</p> <p>The system works with a combination of thermal cameras (which will be set up between Limfjordsbroen and Honn&oslash;rkajen during the trial period) and one controllable camera for use in active searches. Aalborg University is mapping risk areas and developing a ground-breaking program that can &ldquo;recognise&rdquo; accidents and raise an alarm.</p> <p><strong>Notifying emergency services</strong></p> <p>When someone exhibits dangerous behaviour along the waterfront, either on land or in the water, the emergency services will be notified. A camera on Limfjordsbroen will be...Milestone implements integrated video surveillance solution for Thailand’s power producer, EGAThttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/milestone-implements-integrated-video-surveillance-solution-thailand-egat-co-1151-ga.23419.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/milestone-implements-integrated-video-surveillance-solution-thailand-egat-co-1151-ga.23419.htmlApplications NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Milestone Systems, the leading provider for open platform IP video management software (VMS), announced the successful implementation of an integrated video surveillance solution for Thailand&rsquo;s largest state-owned power producer, the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT).</p> <p>Thailand&rsquo;s leading state-owned power utility manages hydropower plants in classified and sensitive areas, relying heavily on video footage to monitor sites and enhance security. As a single plant sometimes requires more than 200 cameras, EGAT needed a scalable and cost-efficient video surveillance system. Being situated over an hour away from the city was also a challenge. Without a unified video surveillance system, monitoring and surveying the water level of 14 dams across the country proved challenging, with inappropriate response times leading to floods and potential loss of lives.</p> <p><strong>Selecting XProtect VMS</strong></p> <p>8 Bit Solution, a trusted provider of...VITEC to exhibit advanced video encoding and streaming solutions at IBC2017http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vitec-exhibit-advanced-video-encoding-streaming-solutions-ibc2017-co-15050-ga.23422.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vitec-exhibit-advanced-video-encoding-streaming-solutions-ibc2017-co-15050-ga.23422.htmlEvents NewsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>VITEC, a worldwide provider of advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, will showcase its new cutting-edge generation of the advanced, high-quality HEVC Gen2 codec for the MGW Ace 4:2:2 10-bit HEVC encoder and MGW Ace decoder solution; the 4K HEVC MGW Vision encoder; the market-leading, broadcast-grade IPTV and digital signage platform, EZ TV; and the sophisticated PX Media Library media management solution, in booth 7.G23 at IBC2017, being held Sept. 15-19 at the RAI Amsterdam.</p> <p><strong>MGW Ace encoder and decoder</strong></p> <p>At IBC2017, VITEC will showcase its point-to-point HEVC streaming solution. The MGW Ace Encoder and Decoder is the industry's first entirely portable, hardware-based end-to-end 4:2:2 10-bit HEVC encode/decode solution. Using VITEC's proprietary second-generation HEVC codec (Gen2), the powerful, yet compact, MGW Ace encoder provides an unmatched level of pristine video quality. In addition to offering unprecedented HEVC bandwidth...